Today, St. Michael’s Abbey has 70 men living in it, half of whom are priests and the other half who are seminarians.
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Blessed Giuseppe Puglisi was shot and martyred on Sept. 15, 1993, his 53rd birthday.
Military chaplain Father Peter Pomposello is a man on a mission to ‘feed soldiers with the Bread of Life.’
The prefect emeritus of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments calls priesthood a ‘divine gift’ in talk at Conciliar Seminary in Mexico City.
COMMENTARY: Good fathers inspire their children and help them set goals and priorities. So too must a priest point always to heaven, inspire the faithful to its lofty heights and, by God’s grace, equip, empower and enable the faithful to get there by proper priorities, the life of virtue and due reference to the four last things.
In new interview, the cardinal questioned the infallibility of papal documents that affirmed the Church’s perennial teaching that only men may be ordained to holy orders, adding, ‘But for the moment, if Pope Francis tells me it is not an option, it is not an option.’
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Only 30 of 175 dioceses ordained an average number of priests at or above replacement level over the five years from 2016 to 2021, according to the report.
“After the permissive cohorts, there is a steady move toward more conservative views with each successive cohort. Catholic priests ordained since the year 2000 tend to be the most conservative,” Vermurlen wrote.